Steel coil inspection
28 January 2022

China’s drive towards a low-carbon future and challenges ahead

worldsteel Deputy Director General Frank Zhong outlines the measures and initiatives put in place in China to lower carbon emissions and what could slow the pace of decarbonisation.

8 November 2021

Steel in the Glasgow Breakthrough Programme

Andrew Purvis, Director, Safety, Environment and Technology at worldsteel, discusses what is probably the most important new high-level initiative presented at COP26, ‘The Breakthrough Agenda’, launched by the UK Presidency.

4 November 2021

COP26 – the last best chance?

Andrew Purvis, Director, Safety, Environment and Technology at worldsteel is in Glasgow at COP26 and will keep us up to date with discussions or decisions being made affecting the steel industry. This is one of a series.

Edwin Basson, Director General
1 October 2021

Contribution to the GFSEC ministerial

Today Edwin Basson, Director General, World Steel Association made an address at a meeting of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC).

Blog: Low-carbon development at HBIS

Like other steel producers around the world, HBIS recognises that the steel industry’s contributions to climate change are under scrutiny. worldsteel and HBIS Chairman YU Yong outlines HBIS' plans for low-carbon development.

Policy paper: Climate change and the production of iron and steel

worldsteel today releases a public policy paper. The paper outlines the steel industry’s challenges and opportunities with respect to reducing CO2 emissions in line with the aims of the Paris Agreement.

What we mean when we talk about low-carbon steel

Where are the lines drawn between the expressions net-zero steel, zero-carbon steel, green steel and low-carbon steel? Here we clarify what we mean when using these terms.

22 December 2020

Accelerating decarbonisation

worldsteel advocates the need for a three-track parallel approach to accelerate decarbonisation. In his blog, Andrew Purvis, worldsteel Director, Safety, Technology and Environment, discusses what this involves.

IEA Iron and Steel Technology Roadmap launched

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has today launched its Iron and Steel Technology Roadmap which explores strategies towards more sustainable iron and steel production.